Sweden’s Minna Telde & Isac Win Grand Prix and Special, Märit Olofsson Nääs & Strolchi Take Freestyle at Sopot CDI3*

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Minna Telde and Isac. File photo. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

SOPOT, Poland, Feb. 10, 2019–Sweden’s Minna Telde on Isac won the CDI3* Grand Prix and the Special while fellow Swede Märit Olofsson Nääs on Strolchi captured the Grand Prix Freestyle.

Minna, who competed for Sweden at the 2014 World Equestrian Games and the 2015 European Championships, rode the 14-year-old Swedish Warmblood gelding to a score of 71.913 per cent in the Grand Prix.

Poland’s Katarzyna Milczarek on Dzeko placed second on 68.652 per cent with Märit and Strolchi third on 67.435 per cent.

Minna and Isac were awarded 69.894 per cent to win the Special with Katarzyna on Dzeko second on 68.511 per cent and Grmany’s Alina Röhricht on Atlantis third on 66.191 per cent.

Marit and Strolchi won the Freestyle on a score of 69.665 per cent, with Clara Espinosa also of Sweden on Gordon second with 68.155 per cent and Italy’s Silvia Rizzo on Ducati third on 67.385 per cent.

Results:

CDI3* Grand Prix

Judges-E: Marlena GRUCA RUCINSKA-POL H: Eva-Maria VINT-WARMINGTON-EST C: Clive HALSALL-GBR M: Maria COLLIANDER-FIN B: Nataliia Rubashko-BLR

CDI3* Grand Prix Special

Judges-E: Clive HALSALL-GBR H: Marlena GRUCA RUCINSKA-POL C: Maria COLLIANDER-FIN M: Nataliia Rubashko-BLR B: Malgorzata PAWLOWSKA-POL

CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle
Judges-E: Malgorzata PAWLOWSKA-POL H: Maria COLLIANDER-FIN C: Eva-Maria VINT-WARMINGTON-EST M: Clive HALSALL-GBR B: Marlena GRUCA RUCINSKA-POL